CJ3BP_JSy2 The Contemporary Czech Syntax 2

Faculty of Education
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Ivana Kolářová, CSc. (lecturer)
Mgr. Kateřina Žvaková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Ivana Kolářová, CSc.
Department of Czech Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Petra Rozbořilová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
CJ3BP_JSy2/01: Mon 8:00–9:50 učebna 56
CJ3BP_JSy1 Contemporary Czech Syntax 1
It is pressupposed the student has succesfully finished the subject CJ2BP_JSy1 (Syntax of the Czech Language I).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Contemporary Czech Syntax 2 follows the Contemporary Czech Syntax 1; the analysis of the compound sentence and complex sentence follows the analysis of the sentence.
The targets:
1. Establishment of the theoretical knowledge of the structure and semantics of the compound and complex sentences.
2. Establishment of the ability to depict the structure of the compound and complex sentence, to explain the relationship of them and the types of clauses.
3. Development of the ability to compare structure of various types of the compound and combined sentences and to explain the parallel of the structure of the elementary sentence, compound and complex sentences.
Learning outcomes
It is pressupossed the students after finishing the course are able:
(a) to analyse compound sentence and complex sentence;
(b) to explain semantic and formal relation in the complex sentence and compound sentence; to know types of clauses and types of paratactical relationships.
(c) to depict the structure of the complex and compound sentences;
(d) to explain relation of the sentences, complex or compound sentences in the text.
  • 1. Criteria for the differentiation between sentence and compound sentence, sentence and complex sentence.
  • 2. Sentences connected in the compound sentence. Connectives (word category, syntactical function, meaning).
  • 3. Sentence and clause in complex sentence.
  • 4. Relation between main clause and dependent clause, the relation between the proposition of the dependent clause and the meaning of the predicative verb in the main clause. Connective and incorporated proposition of the clause.
  • 5. Types of the compound sentence, types of complexe sentence.
  • 6. Juxtaposition. Differentiation between juxtaposition and co-ordination. Sub-ordination.
  • 7. Co-ordination in the compound sentence. Types of the semantic function of the co-ordination, the connective of the co-ordination.
  • 8. Subordination in the complex sentence. Types of the semantic function of the subordination, the connective of the subordination.
  • 9. Classification of the clauses. Clauses in the valence position of the predicative verb in the sentence in complex sentence.
  • 10. Compound sentence and complex with the most complicated structure.
  • 11. Graphical picture of the compound sentence and complex sentence.
  • 12. Sentence in the text. Sentence as communicative units.
  • Segmentation of the text. Units of the texts. Surface and semantic relations among text units.
  • 13. Thematic and rheumatic relations in the texts and functional perspective of the sentence.
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  • GREPL, Miroslav and Petr KARLÍK. Skladba češtiny (Czech Syntax). 1st ed. Olomouc: Votobia, 1998. 503 pp. ISBN 80-7198-281-4. info
  • Příruční mluvnice češtiny. Edited by Miroslav Grepl - Petr Karlík - Marek Nekula - Zdenka Rusínová. Vyd. 2., opr. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1996. 799 s. ISBN 8071061344. info
  • Mluvnice češtiny. 3, Skladba. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1987. 746 s. info
Teaching methods
- Textual analysis oriented to semantic relationships among sentences.
- Analysis of compound and complex sentence, discussion on special problems; problem methods connected with methods of critical thinking.
- Controlled discussion oriented to elimination of mistakes.
Assessment methods
Ending requirements: written exam in the end of the course; it includes themen of CJ3BP_JSy2 (see syllabus or following adress, too: http://moodlinka.ped.muni.cz/course/view.php?id=801. The test includes 30 elementary questions focused to complex and compound sentence. To be successfull student has to answer 80 % of them correctly.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
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